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Oct 29, 2012 10:00am EDT
and we sent 50 tons of medical supplies up to the city of new york by 5:00 in the afternoon. the next morning i had 200,000 gloves, to hundred thousand masks. following morning i was in the city of new york, the first cabinet secretary there come before the president. i met with the governor, i met with the chief of police, the fire department, i walked down west broadway with 6 million firemen. we had to wear a mask because the debris in the air was so thick that you cannot see. i went to the hospital and went around and talk to doctors and administrators and held the people that were injured, later died. they wanted some particular products and some doctors which i sent up there. then i went to the morgue and saw individuals out there. they needed help. i commissioned some people from my department to come up there. then i asked the department of defense to set up a hospital ship comfort and sent hundreds of people and canines and morticians and all these people to help them. i held those individuals, i saw them. i was the person in charge and i was very upset. everybody else in the
Oct 30, 2012 1:00am EDT
this up, i have done a lot. but being down there in the city a woman 10 on a daily basis, i experienced it first hand. you go down a tool -- you come down into wilmington with an entourage. >> it sounds to me like you have lost faith in wilmington. i still go into the city. but it sounds like you have lost faith. crux of breakfast in the city two or three times a week. i enjoy going down there. i am a 6 ft. 52 under and 75 a pound male. when i am robbed at gunpoint, you understand why women do not feel comfortable. >> is wilmington the most dangerous? >> i wouldn't say the most dangerous. >> seabird and laurel. -- seaford and laurel. but wilmington is much larger and more concentrated. >> we are moving on. >> the next topic is about health care. according to national statistics, there are about 118,000 persons properly including 19,000 children in the state not covered by health insurance. this is for jeff craig, how acceptable to find this? you have any ideas for expanding coverage. >> i worked for 24 years in the health insurance field. one of the problems we have is that when we mand
Oct 19, 2012 2:00pm EDT
president biden is spending two days in the state. his first stop today at sun city south of tamp pennsylvania he talked about issues like afghanistan, women's rights and healthcare, this is just over 40 minutes. >> [applause] >> good afternoon. one of my first questions is going to be are you ready but you answered it. i stand with president obama and vice president biden because they represent middle class america. [applause] they are one with us. so when there was a chance to volunteer with the campaign, i could not say no. every one has their story and why they're on team obama biden and mine is one of winning a battle against breast cancer. now i know there are many people in this room can also share that same story. i've been cancer free for ten years, but i was worried, always worried that it would eventually return and i would hit my lifetime cap. and that my insurance would no longer cover me. it was really flightening to always have that in the back of my mind. i kept worrying what if i relapse. but because of president obama and vice president biden, that day finally ar
Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
expand a little bit on the logic behind the des moines register for the first time in 40 years supporting a republican candidate. thank you. guest: thank you. by the way, will be in dubuque taking our grandkids to the water park, so i will enjoy yourovely city. i don't know why? the des moines register decided the way they did. but this is an election that i think has energized women voters. i don't think it is a blanket issue. i don't think women voters will be energized to vote one way or the other. but i think women voters are energized. women voters on both sides of all issues that affect women understand that there is a pretty stark choice in this election and that they understand. they need understand they need to vote. i feel both candidates have convinced women this is an election they will be affected. the things that affect women will be affected by which candidate wins this election, in other words. there will be real concrete change. so they are energized. typically, i would say, in most elections that would favor democrats, because women tend to vote more democratic than men
Oct 16, 2012 1:00am EDT
is that every generation, city, state, and nation, is left in a better spot than what is found. this is the first time where that is in question. are we going to leave the next generation in a better spot than what we have found? my little girl will turn 7 and my boy had just turned 5. i see their faces and smiles and i say, they deserve and grow up --the county's i grew up in in the same opportunities i had. they are not buried with a mountain of debt and. they are able to find a job right here. i do not care if it is a democratic idea or a republican idea. i only care if it is a good idea. i would be honored to have your vote. thank you. [applause] >> there are several people taping. they are press. they are authorized. if we find somebody taping, we will ask them to leave. timm >> he mentioned my name. i want to mention the name of my boss, the editor. he is here tonight. [laughter] you both sound like a reasonable and likable people. looking through some of your campaign else today, i was struck by the same phrase appearing in both of them describing your opponent
Oct 26, 2012 4:06pm EDT
bailout. are we heading into an rare of bailout city? >> more sunday at 8:00 on c-span's q and a. >> next part of a conference lookingity implementation of the 2010 dodd-frank regulations law. this first panel examines whether it goes far enough to protect the nation. it feaches scott alvarez and richard osterman t. conference hosted by george washington university. it's just over an hour. >> good morning. i'm honored to be the moderator of this panel and i know we're going to have an interesting discussion and debate. good news is we're not going to have to compete with monday night football and the baseball playoffs. let me take a couple of minutes to set the stage for our discussion. what's fascinate is the dodd-frank act landmark legislation has provoked more controversy and discussion since it's been passed than even before it was passed. 2010 it was a pretty easy call for politicians in some respects going into the 2010 election cycle because public opinion polls overwhelmingly seemed to demonstrate that americans had awareness that the implotion of the u.s. economy had been narly a
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
a business in nebraska, and the first thing i had to do to start our business must get a permit from the city office, talk to the county, the state. i understand that government does not create jobs. i understand you've got to be careful with taxes and regulation to make that hpen. thats political rhetoric in my view, and it does not resemble the facts. she said it is diffult to amd the constitution. was in favor of raising the shooting age we got it done in 90 days. i have no doubt i could persuade americans that this amendment will improve the quality of the effort that appears in congress. >> now i would have to say that i would admire your determination, to believe that you can do something like that, because i think it would be a mighty task to undertake. i do not see congress changing that quickly. nonpartisan legislatures work in nebraska. i am a part of that, have worked with my colleagues on the number of issues for the last a years, and we have accomplished a lot. i am very proud of that fact. it is not that easy, not that easy. what we need to do is make sure that have people who a
Oct 12, 2012 2:00pm EDT
of wbin, martin. first, the republican candidate. he is a business attorney and was the republican nominee for governor back in 1996. ovide and his wife reside with their three children in this city of new hampshire. and democrat, maggie, the former new hampshire senate majority leader. she and her son -- she and her husband live in exeter with their two children. our first question comes from kevin. >> the new hampshire senate for public policy read these reports and the new hampshire has powered the state's economy for decades is slipping away. what can be done to solve the problem? >> thank you, kevin, and thank you aarp new hampshire for sponsoring this debate. we are seeing an erosion of new hampshire advantage, largely because of the failed policies of the last 10 years, most of them led by maggie hassan and her colleagues. we have lost our rage because we have taken our eye off the ball, which has made new hampshire -- what has made a after exceptional is low government regulation, taxation and spending kept in check. i will begin with zero based budgeting for the state budget, look
Oct 9, 2012 1:00am EDT
the city of billings? raise your hand. congressman rehberg served each and every one of you. i want to tell you something, i've talked about montana a lot together, the first thing you do when firefighters come, you got to grasp and put it out and they put their butt on the line. you don't respond by filing a lawsuit. thanks not moving your community forward. it's been a pleasure for the last six years. i meet incredible people. tommy a veteran in afghanistan. lost both legs and the best part of his left hand to an explosion. to see tommy parker and how he wants to go forward, he's have prosthetic legs. those people give me the drive for this job. those kind of people motivate me. we've got a great record war we've done, we were able to work across party lines. there's issues of our national debt and there's issues of jobs. there's issues to access the public plans. there's issues of healthcare. all of these are critically important as we move forward. you're going to get your absentee ballots starting tomorrow. you will vote on november 6th. i appreciate your vote. >> representative rehber
Oct 15, 2012 8:00pm EDT
a chance to be heard by holding your applause. mr. brown will present first. >> thank you. it's an honor for my family and i to join you today. thank you to my wife, connie, who has spoken at the city club in number of times. thank you, mayor jackson, for hosting us and thank you to the wait staff for your service. in 2006, i stood here at the city club promising one thing -- that i would fight for the middle class. that's what i have done for the last six years and today renewed that pledge for a second term. one of my most important jobs is to listen and to learn. as your senator, i went to more than 200 round table listening to farmers, small-business people, educators, and veterans. i asked questions and take questions from democrats, republicans, washington. farmers told us how we could save tens of billions of taxpayer dollars by eliminating the wasteful farm subsidies and come at the same time, strengthen the safety net for family farmers. i went to work with senator thune from south dakota and we wrote legislation that was passed as part of the farm bill in july. they talk about
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